The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.96% 16.09% 10.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.21% 77.78% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 16
Median daily rate £300 £345 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £311 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £433 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.80% 20.69% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 11 21
Median daily rate £300 £415 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £329 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 70 (61.95%) Security Cleared
2 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
3 66 (58.41%) SQL
4 65 (57.52%) Windows
5 62 (54.87%) SC Cleared
6 61 (53.98%) ITIL
7 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
7 56 (49.56%) Windows Server
8 55 (48.67%) PowerShell
9 46 (40.71%) HP
10 44 (38.94%) Citrix
11 40 (35.40%) DNS
12 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
12 38 (33.63%) SAN
13 37 (32.74%) VMware
14 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (30.09%) DHCP
16 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
16 33 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (23.89%) C#
19 25 (22.12%) VBScript
19 25 (22.12%) jQuery
20 24 (21.24%) Java
21 19 (16.81%) Degree
21 19 (16.81%) OpenStack
22 18 (15.93%) Firewall
23 17 (15.04%) Terminal Services
23 17 (15.04%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (16.81%) OpenStack
2 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.31%) IIS
6 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.54%) Apache
7 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.65%) lighttpd
8 3 (2.65%) nginx
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.40%) DNS
2 38 (33.63%) SAN
3 34 (30.09%) DHCP
4 18 (15.93%) Firewall
5 11 (9.73%) HTTP
6 8 (7.08%) HTTPS
6 8 (7.08%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.08%) NAS
7 7 (6.19%) SMTP
8 5 (4.42%) VPN
9 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.65%) FTP
10 3 (2.65%) IPv4
10 3 (2.65%) IPv6
10 3 (2.65%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.65%) LDAP
10 3 (2.65%) Network Security
10 3 (2.65%) SNMP
10 3 (2.65%) SSH
10 3 (2.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.08%) MySQL
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.65%) MSI
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.77%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Developer
2 11 (9.73%) Applications Developer
3 10 (8.85%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Administrator
5 7 (6.19%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (5.31%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Mobility Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) DBA
8 4 (3.54%) Graduate
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.65%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) jQuery
2 17 (15.04%) XML
3 13 (11.50%) .NET
3 13 (11.50%) Middleware
4 8 (7.08%) CSS
5 5 (4.42%) Regular Expression
5 5 (4.42%) XSLT
6 3 (2.65%) Django
6 3 (2.65%) HTML
6 3 (2.65%) LAMP
6 3 (2.65%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.65%) Laravel
6 3 (2.65%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.77%) WinForms
7 2 (1.77%) WPF
7 2 (1.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Clustering
1 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.08%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.19%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.19%) PKI
6 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) CESG
7 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 2 (1.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (57.52%) Windows
2 56 (49.56%) Windows Server
3 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.39%) Linux
5 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.42%) Android
6 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.42%) Solaris
6 5 (4.42%) Unix
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.65%) Debian
7 3 (2.65%) SUSE
8 2 (1.77%) AIX
8 2 (1.77%) HPUX
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.98%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (12.39%) High Availability
3 14 (12.39%) Release Management
4 10 (8.85%) Application Packaging
4 10 (8.85%) ITSM
5 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.96%) Test Scripting
5 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.08%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.08%) Software Distribution
7 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.31%) Conflict Management
8 6 (5.31%) Content Management
8 6 (5.31%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (5.31%) OO
8 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.41%) SQL
2 55 (48.67%) PowerShell
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.89%) C#
5 25 (22.12%) VBScript
6 24 (21.24%) Java
7 11 (9.73%) Python
8 10 (8.85%) C++
9 8 (7.08%) Jython
9 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
9 8 (7.08%) VBA
10 6 (5.31%) C
10 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.31%) VB
10 6 (5.31%) VB6
11 5 (4.42%) Perl
11 5 (4.42%) PHP
12 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.77%) Groovy
13 2 (1.77%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 70 (61.95%) Security Cleared
2 62 (54.87%) SC Cleared
3 33 (29.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (16.81%) Degree
5 11 (9.73%) MCSE
6 9 (7.96%) DV Cleared
6 9 (7.96%) MCSA
6 9 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (7.08%) MCTS
8 6 (5.31%) MCITP
8 6 (5.31%) MCP
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (2.65%) OCP
11 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.88%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.04%) Terminal Services
3 17 (15.04%) XenApp
4 16 (14.16%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.19%) vSphere
7 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (7.96%) SCCM
3 8 (7.08%) BladeLogic
3 8 (7.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (7.08%) Puppet
3 8 (7.08%) SCOrch
3 8 (7.08%) WSUS
4 5 (4.42%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.54%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.54%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.54%) SCOM
5 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.65%) Cacti
6 3 (2.65%) Munin
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.77%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.71%) HP
3 44 (38.94%) Citrix
4 37 (32.74%) VMware
5 15 (13.27%) Oracle
6 14 (12.39%) CA
7 13 (11.50%) AppSense
8 9 (7.96%) Symantec
9 8 (7.08%) BMC
9 8 (7.08%) Dell
9 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.31%) ILOG
11 5 (4.42%) Apple
12 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.54%) arcserve
12 4 (3.54%) Brocade
12 4 (3.54%) Lumension
12 4 (3.54%) Nintex
13 3 (2.65%) Samsung
14 2 (1.77%) Compuware